our team

Driven by a responsibility to our clients

Meet the team

Ian Cunningham

CEO & CO-FOUNDER

  • Founded Affiniti Finance in 2014
  • Over 10 years experience in Litigation Funding

  • Nick Shapland

    DIRECTOR & CO-FOUNDER

  • Founded Affiniti Finance in 2014
  • Qualified Financial Services Executive with a 20 year track record

  • Jo Burgess

    STRATEGY & OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

  • Over 10 years experience at the UK’s largest Insurer and Insurance Broker
  • Responsible for the operational oversight, governance and strategic planning for the company

  • Catrin Macleod

    HEAD OF CONSUMER LENDING

  • 20 years qualified solicitor with extensive hands on experience of operations management within a legal service environment
  • Responsible for the management, oversight and delivery of the Consumer lending division

  • Grant Cumbley

    HEAD OF PRICING & RISK

  • 20 years’ experience in the legal, ATE and cost sectors
  • Responsible for the pricing, risk analysis and underwriting of new cases across Affiniti’s product divisions

  • Sarah Knox

    MARKETING EXECUTIVE

  • 10 years’ Financial Services marketing experience
  • Lead contact for all marketing activities and events

  • Charlie O'Kelly

    BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

  • Over 10 years' management experience in the Financial Services and Investment area
  • Responsible for relationships with our Approved Law Firms and the introduction of new firms to Affiniti Finance

  • Lauren Ashun

    CLIENT RELATIONSHIP MANAGER

  • Responsible for generating new business in to Affiniti Finance and maintaining the ongoing relationships
  • Specialises in the training and delivery of the service to Law Firms